LITERACY SA

Over seventy percent of over 16 year olds in South Africa are not interested in reading while 58 % of homes do not have a single leisure book. Experts say the declining rate of reading and low literacy levels in the country is alarming and calls for a serious intervention. Besides the high cost of books, other reasons that have been sourced is the lack of time to read. Elitha van de Sandt, CEO at the South African Book Development Council says this problem is historical....